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25. Society / D. Political Doctrines / 1. Political Theory

[general ideas about theories of political principle]

6 ideas
The Stoics saw the whole world as a city [Stoic school, by Long]
The best government blends democracy, monarchy and aristocracy [Stoic school, by Diog. Laertius]
Ideology is 'socially necessary illusion' or 'socially necessary false-consciousness' [Adorno, by Finlayson]
Political theory should not focus on the state or economy, but on the small scale of power [Deleuze/Guattari, by May]
Political choice can be by utility, or maximin, or maximax [Wolff,J]
Constitutional Patriotism unites around political values (rather than national identity) [Shorten]